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The New One-Page Project Manager: Communicate and Manage Any Project With A Single Sheet of Paper, 2nd Edition by Mick Campbell, Clark A. Campbell

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Chapter 8

The 12 Construction Steps for an Agile OPPM

Figure 7.2 in the previous chapter shows an agile one-page project manager (OPPM). The 12 steps needed to construct it are seen in Figure 8.1.

Figure 8.1 The 12 Agile OPPM Construction Steps

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We will now create an agile OPPM.

Step 1: The Header

What It Is

The first step is to provide basic information about the project. This goes at the top of the form in the highlighted rectangle (Figure 8.2).

Figure 8.2 Agile Step 1: The Header

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This information includes:

  • Project: Cornerstone—Front Office
  • Product Owner: Clark Campbell
  • Scrum Master: Larrie Elkins
  • Vision: Upgrade Sales Configuration System
  • Report Date

How to Do It

This part of the agile OPPM is similar in construction to the traditional OPPM. A notable difference is the inclusion of a Scrum Master. Also, rather than referring to the objective and sub-objectives, with agile we have vision and feature sets.

As noted in the previous chapter, the vision is similar to a traditional objective but less definite with an expectation for change. This is where the product owner and often the Scrum Master meet with the boss to receive the project ...

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